Of all of Henri Nouwen’s many beloved books on the spiritual life, The Return of the Prodigal Son, is his most inspired. It is a deeply personal and self-revelatory meditation on Jesus’ parable and Rembrandt’s 17th-century painting of the same […]Read More about The Return of the Prodigal Son
St. Teresa of Ávila was a sixteenth-century Carmelite nun who lived during the Spanish Inquisition and wrote The Interior Castle as a guide for spiritual growth. She wrote it, not because she wanted to, or thought she had the skills, […]Read More about The Interior Castle
C.S. Lewis, Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University and acclaimed writer, was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century—a rare genius who was not only an acknowledged master of Christian apologetics but the possessor of […]Read More about The Great Divorce
One of Betty W. Skinner’s encouragers in her intense desire to be present to God in nature was Henry David Thoreau, an American philosopher, naturalist, and essayist. He, too, rejected society’s norms and turned to nature to try to find […]Read More about Walking, by Henri David Thoreau
There have been ninety editions of this charming little book written over 600 years. The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi is a collection of legends of the most beloved figure of the Middle Ages. In the 13th century, […]Read More about The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi
Brother Lawrence was a 17th-century monk, and ordinary kitchen worker who became a legend in France for his simple, serene faith joyfully lived out in God’s presence amidst the pots and pans of a monastery kitchen. He was a big, […]Read More about The Practice of the Presence of God
Henri Nouwen was a Dutch priest, professor, and world-renowned author of thirty-nine books that have sold over eight million copies. In Can You Drink the Cup, he focuses on the question Jesus asked his friends, James and John, in response […]Read More about Can You Drink the Cup?
Show me Your ways, O Lord. Teach me Your paths.The Psalmist’s cry echoes through every generation and the heart of every seeker of the Truth Who is at the heart of all things. Show Me The Way, a forty-day Lenten […]Read More about Show Me The Way